The Victoria County History of Gloucestershire
Eleven Red Book volumes have been published. Three volumes are currently in preparation. Work towards one of these volumes, XV (Cheltenham and District) has produced a VCH Short, Cheltenham before the Spa (2018).
Ten volumes are available free, open-access on British History Online. For full access to all volumes, check your local library catalogue or your local archive.
At present, three Red Books are in progress, focussed on the Cotswold market town of Cirencester, the spa town of Cheltenham, and, in South Gloucestershire, the small towns of Yate and Chipping Sodbury and their environs.
If you are interested in finding out more about the VCH Gloucestershire project, please visit the VCH Gloucestershire website.